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  1. 4,523 votes
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      working on it  ·  298 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Integrate with Windows 10 notification center

      Use Windows 10 notification center for notifications

      1,661 votes
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        42 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Use built in notifications for macOS

        Notifications built into the OS (which all apps I've seen use other than Outlook and now Teams) are more functional and allow for more user control. Most importantly, they honor Do Not Disturb settings, which is critical.

        1,480 votes
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          166 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sound is too low and other sound problems

          VOLUME:

          The sound is too low!! Most people don't think it's even on. Let us customize the sound level, please.

          CUSTOMIZE SOUNDS:

          Right now sounds are all or nothing. This is not good. For example, you may want to have sound for Calls but not for chat or messages. There is a difference when you need to hear that someone is calling you – versus getting the constant bing/bing/bing on message chat.
          In addition – on commercial skype you could actually set sound notification channel or chat by channel or chat. Some things you want the bing – others it…

          911 votes
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            180 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Notifications are easily missed

            The channel/team on which the notification has been made should stay more/better/longer visible so that you won't miss one. Slack is currently much better in that sense.

            886 votes
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              94 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              This feature request is still being reviewed. The team is working hard to make numerous changes with regards to notifications, but they haven’t forgotten about this item.

              I hope to have more details soon.
              -Warren

            • Follow and unfollow conversation thread

              Hi,

              This idea is not new. Currently we have a lot of unnecessary notifications and i believe we need flexible options to either get rid of them or setup banner/alert. And we already got "Follow channel" option in the latest update:
              https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/16925461-allow-different-notifications-options-on-teams-and

              I think we should go forward and improve conversation/thread notifications.It's very annoying when you replied to the conversation and then it becomes spamming. You have no option to unfollow this conversation and keep receiving notifications. From the other hand, there are conversations where you either not mentioned directly by @ tag or not replied yet but want to…

              791 votes
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                41 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add team wide reminders

                We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

                For example:
                - Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
                - Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
                - etc....

                644 votes
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                  29 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Mute a channel - (Mute Chat is complete)

                  I'd love to keep groups/channels in my list, but mute a channel so I don't get those. I get notified whenever some tags a channel eg @General, it's super distracting!

                  Also would like the possibility to mute a group chat, so no sound or mobile notification should be received for a user that chooses to mute some group chat.

                  629 votes
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                    97 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make "Follow this channel" the default setting.

                    Usual Microsoft lack of UI intuition.
                    Channels should be followed by default with the user unfollowing it if they wish.

                    487 votes
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                      70 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Persistent notification

                      I'm using Mac and one annoying thing is that I'm not getting notified of new messages in team channels (whether I'm mentioned or not) because I missed the banner in the top right of the screen, either from being away from my desk or focusing on my second screen. The red icon is added to the actual application icon in the dock menu when I get a direct chat but there should be something here to indicate that team chats have new messages

                      485 votes
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                        34 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Include notifications based on keywords.

                        We need to get notifications based on keywords. For example: I am a subject matter expert for SAP and I like to know when SAP is typed into a channel so I can offer assistance.

                        359 votes
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                          29 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Browser/OS independent desktop notifications using HTML5

                          Not sure about the desktop clients because there isn't one available for my operating system. However, the web app is essentially unfit for purpose because I can't tell when anyone is trying to contact me unless I sit there, constantly staring at the app.

                          316 votes
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                            44 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Multiple Notifications Bugs

                            Hello,

                            We have been testing Microsoft Teams for almost a week now, while we love the product; however, it is proving to be counter productive when it stops sending notifications, we are using alternative means to notify each other to check messages on MS Teams.

                            What we noticed for example is that if discussions continue in a thread for over a day, no new notifications whatsoever are being triggered. In some occasions, even though we have an ongoing discussion, notifications stop, but only work if you tag the other person, but again, this is not a new thread, so it…

                            270 votes
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                              31 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              I’m going to close this thread out with a Thank you!
                              The requests in this topic and many in the comments already exist in other UV items. Here is a list of some of the big ones which can be up-voted and commented upon in their respective threads.

                              Allow different notification options on Teams and Channels – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16925461

                              Integrate with Windows notification center (native notifications) – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16950997

                              Use built in notifications for macOS (native notifications) – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16941685

                              Notifications are easily missed – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18161440

                              Add Team wide reminders – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/17062255

                              Sound is too low and other sounds problems – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18931243

                              Follow and unfollow conversation thread – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18711997

                              Browser/OS independent desktop notifications using HTML5 – http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18671746

                              Please up-vote the appropriate topics you support.

                              -Warren

                            • Visual notification in systray of unread message (for both Mac and PC)

                              When there is an unread message, it would be *very* helpful if the systray icon could have a visual indicator that something is unread.

                              162 votes
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                                17 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                We have this!

                                The system tray icon will show a red dot when new activity has occurred.
                                When you see a red dot on the System tray icon and then mouse over the icon, a tooltip will display summarizing if you have a new chat or mention.

                                -Warren

                              • Separate speakers for Notification Audio vs Call Audio (Desktop)

                                When headphones are always plugged in, it is easy to miss a notification. An option to specify different speakers for Call Audio vs Notification Audio would be awesome. Similar to Skype.

                                150 votes
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                                  31 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Notifications for teams

                                  I'm not receiving any notifications from teams.
                                  Each time I select anything in notification settings the selected setting disappears...

                                  135 votes
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                                    25 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Temporarily mute thread notifications

                                    I get notifications when someone responds to a thread, and this is great. But sometimes when a group of people really start corresponding rapidly in that thread the notifications can become quite noisy. I would really love to that the ability to mute notifications from a thread for n number of minutes. Perhaps an option or action from the notification to "mute this thread for 10 minutes" would be great! (Though if I was directly @mentioned I would still want to be notified.)

                                    103 votes
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                                      8 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Important Message Notification

                                      Currently, there does not seem to be any notification on any platform when a message in a Team/Channel is marked Important. Please put an option to be notified for important messages, even if you aren't actually mentioned in the post.

                                      99 votes
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                                        10 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • More obtrusive notification sounds

                                        Notification sounds are not obtrusive enough. The current notification sound scheme is barely audible even when actively using my computer. As someone who is on-call and occasionally receives critical messages via chat, I need notifications to be audible and identifiable from a distance. Either change the default notification sounds to something more audible or provide the ability to customize sound scheme and volume.

                                        98 votes
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                                          under review  ·  13 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Create alias mention groups

                                          Basically, I'm looking to be able to create an "@" alias for different groups of people within a team.

                                          Use Case:
                                          We have a team with 3 designers, 2 mobile devs, 2 strategists, and 2 web devs. It would be nice to have the ability to set up tags like "@design" or "@strategy" that would notify the people added to that particular tag - rather than having to tag them all individually every time I have a design question.

                                          95 votes
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